Be still and listen in Reading

Reading is known for having the oldest music festival in the world which is still in existence, but if you don’t like the festival crowds why not try our secret gigs in intimate spaces? Sofar Reading promises an unforgettably eclectic experience.

Want to get involved?

Help us do amazing things, we're always looking for new people to get involved in Sofar.


Thousands of artists have performed to Sofar guests, across the globe.


Sofars are happening in homes, offices, rooftops, and in many other unique places.

Host a gig

Help us finding hosts and artists, running events, doing photography, video, audio.


Any questions? Get in touch with the Reading City team. Contact the team